Dina Pugliese

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Dina Pugliese
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Pugliese at FashionCares 2008
Born (1974-05-22) 22 May 1974 (age 44)
Toronto, Ontario
Other namesDina Mirkovich
OccupationMorning host; City Toronto, Breakfast Television Toronto
Years active2004-present
Spouse(s)Alek Mirkovich

Dina Pugliese is a Canadian television personality, currently the co-host of City Toronto's Breakfast Television Toronto. She joined the show in 2006, replacing Liza Fromer.[1]

Born in Toronto, Pugliese grew up in Woodbridge. She is a graduate of York University (Sociology and Mass Communications) and Humber College (Journalism). Prior to joining Breakfast Television, she began her career as a producer of Global Television Network's The Bynon Show and Toronto 1's Toronto Today, later becoming an entertainment reporter and host of The A-List and Star!'s Star! Daily.[1] She has also hosted MuchMusic's MuchMusic VJ Search and Citytv's New Year's Eve special from Nathan Phillips Square.

Pugliese is married to Alek Mirkovich, founder of campayn.com.[2]

On October 17, 2011, Martin Short announced on Breakfast Television that Pugliese would host of Canada's Got Talent, the Canadian version of the hit international franchise scheduled to air early 2012.


2006 – Gemini Award nomination for Best Host in a Lifestyle/Practical Information or Performing Arts Program or Series for MuchMusic VJ Search – The Series.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Salem, Rob (October 29, 2006). "Dina fits like a slipper on Breakfast Television: The new egg is winning raves as a bright-eyed presence on Toronto's show of shows in the morning", Toronto Star, p. C6.
  2. ^ http://www.postcity.com/Eat-Shop-Do/Do/February-2013/Rise-and-shine/

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